Swimming, biking, hiking, and discovering are only a few of the fun activities associated with the summertime. Kids try to cram as much fun and adventure into this three-month period as possible, and what better way to do so than by attending a summer camp program.
Summer camp can be a wonderful experience. Learning, exploring, and participating in a summer camp program can help your child to gain memories that they will never forget. Not to mention share a wonderful life time experience with other children just like them.
Children with special-needs and disabilities love to have fun in the sun with others and attending a summer camp is the perfect opportunity for them to. Here is a guide of Special-need Camps for youth with disabilities in Colorado. Check it out!!!
Center for Families and Children of Colorado Inc. Summer Programs
This is a wonderful camp for children who are affected by brain-based, executive-function deficits such as AD/HD, Asperger’s, bipolar disorder, Tourette’s, OCD, L.D. This is a therapeutic summer camp program that offers intensive treatment interventions in an active summer-camp setting for children with higher needs. The children will participate in activities such as group challenges and team building. This is truly a wonderful camp where your child will be able to feel true fun and acceptance. For children ages 6 to 15. Starting June 11th to August 18th. Monday thru Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For registration and more information please e-mail: email@example.com
CNI Cochlear Kids Camp
This cool camp is specially designed for children with cochlear implants and their families. This overnight camp will have wonderful team-building activities for families as well as confidence and self-esteem building along with recreational activities such as archery, rock-climbing and more. Language therapy, technology updates and more will also be offered for the children. Starting June 12th to 18th and Aug. 17th to 20th. Children ages 1 to 18 years. For more info please call or visit website.
YMCA Family Conference Center
Estes Park, CO
Cost: $250 for family of 4 and $350 for family of 5
Colorado Lions Camp
This camp is for children who are visually and hearing impaired, and developmentally delayed, have ADHD, Down syndrome and other disorders. Children will engage in activities according to their age group including swimming, horseback riding and more. A wonderful camp for wonderful kids. Available for ages 8 and up. For more information please call or e-mail.
Colorado Lions Camp
Cost: $450/week; financial aid is available
Easter Seals Colorado Rocky Mountain Village
This is a residential camp for kids and adults with disabilities. Participants will be able to experience fishing, swimming, riding, zip line and more. One-week sessions begin in early June to mid-August. Please call for visit website for more information.
This is a cool camp that offers pure fun for children with cancer. Kids will enjoy kayaking, climbing, hiking, and rafting. This camp will help the participants to face challenges and fears associated with cancer. This camp is offered at no cost; however, families or individuals are asked to cover the cost of transportation to and from camp if they are able to. Starting June 24-30 and July 8-14 held in Kalispell and Aug 4-10 and 12-18 camp held in Vail. Please call for more information or visit website. Available for ages 15-18.
National Sports Center for the Disabled Day Camps
Several camps offered from May to September.
1. Summer Woods Adventure Camp for Families Session I, May 27-29.
2. River Camp for Families, June 17 and 18.
3. Summer Woods Adventure Camp for Adults With Developmental Disabilities Session I, June 19-22
4. Canoe Camp Session I, June 24 and 25.
5. Mountain bike Adventure Camp for Youth at Risk, June 28 and 29.
6. Summer Woods Camp for Families Session II, July 1 to 4.
7. Horse Packing Adventure Camp I, July 10-12.
8. Summer Woods Adventure Camp for Teens with Physical Disabilities, July 17 to 22.
9. Women’s Weekend Camp, July 28 to 30.
10. Summer Woods Adventure Camp for Adults With Developmental Disabilities Session II, Aug 21 to 24.
11. Horse Packing Adventure Camp II, September 1-4.
12. Leaf Peep and Canoe Tour, September 16 and 17.
Cost will vary. Camps will be located in Winter Park and Granby. Check it out!!! Please call or visit website for more information.
I hope that God Willing this guide will be very helpful.